Tag: vaccine
World 06.04.21 | 10:58

Orban: We are fighting and each jab gets us closer to victory

“This year, as was the case last year, we celebrate Easter differently and not in the intimacy of family,” Hungary’s prime minister wrote on social media. In his Easter Monday greeting, Viktor Orban reminisced about the Easter of two years ago, adding that now is the time for work....

Macedonia 06.04.21 | 09:44

Three thousand people vaccinated on the first day of mass inoculation, two incidents reported

Large scale immunization will resume today at the Boris Trajkovski sports hall in Skopje, for a second day in a row. About 3,000 people were vaccinated yesterday, with two incidents reported – in one case a police officer collapsed while taking the shot. Doctors said it was due to panic and exhaustion,...

Macedonia 05.04.21 | 10:09

VMRO-DPMNE: Minister Filipce needs to resign over the vaccine failures

VMRO-DPMNE called on Healthcare Minister Venko Filipce to resign over the scandalous lack of vaccines and vaccine preparations. Macedonia is about to begin some vaccination of its most endangered citizens today, long after nearly all countries in the region have started mass vaccinations, and after over...

Macedonia 01.04.21 | 11:38

The expiration date of the first delivery of AstraZeneca vaccines that Macedonia received is May 31

The vaccines that are part of first delivery under the Covax program consisting of 24,000 AstraZeneca doses with which the vaccination of people over the age of 77 began have a shelf life of six months. The expiration date of the vaccines that arrived by June 2021, ie including May 31, 2021, the Ministry...

Macedonia 31.03.21 | 12:16

28-year-old girl who received AstraZeneca vaccine in Serbia hospitalized due to thrombotic reaction

A 28-year-old girl who received the “AstraZeneca” vaccine 6-7 days ago was hospitalized yesterday due to thrombotic reaction, said Health Minister Venko Filipce who visited the polyclinic “Jane Sandanski” where this morning began the vaccination of people over 77 years with the...

Macedonia 29.03.21 | 20:12

Even Zaev regime officials go to Serbia to get vaccinated

Even members of the Zaev regime used the opportunity Serbia made to get vaccinated. Deputy Economy Minister Kire Kolemisevski (picture) and Zaev’s coalition partner Lile Popovska were among the Macedonian citizens who headed for Belgrade and Nish in Serbia to take the vaccine. Macedonian citizens...

Macedonia 29.03.21 | 12:11

Government denies that Carovska, Maricic and Grubi got vaccinated jumping the line

The spokesman of the Government issued a denial of the alleged vaccination of ministers on the official Twitter account. We strongly deny it, there is no vaccination of ministers! We call on the MP and the news portals that spread this grave misinformation to give up the manipulations with the population...

Economy 29.03.21 | 10:58

2,000 Macedonian businesspeople get vaccinated in Serbia

At the initiative of the Serbian Chamber of Commerce within the WB6 CIF Chamber Investment Forum, some 2,000 businesspeople from the Economic Chamber of Macedonia received AstraZeneca vaccines this weekend in Nis, Serbia. This is the first such action. We organized it with the support of the Serbian...

Macedonia 29.03.21 | 10:37

Albanian “News1”: Carovska, Maricic and Grubi jump the queue to get vaccinated?

While the thousands of Macedonian citizens went this weekend to Serbia to get Covid-19 vaccines once again confirmed the incompetence of the Macedonian authorities, today a new scandal involving top government officials broke out. According to the Albanian news portal “News 1”, among the...

Macedonia 27.03.21 | 10:09

Long lines at the Kumanovo border crossing, as Macedonians head to Serbia to get vaccinated

Long lines of cars and buses are reported on the Tabanovce border crossing between Macedonia and Serbia, as thousands of Macedonians are scrambling to get vaccines. Serbia is awash with vaccines from all manufacturers, while Macedonia has only been able to provide two token batches – one of them...

Macedonia 23.03.21 | 16:50

Lefkov: Authorities to say which politicians from the government got the Covid-19 vaccine

VMRO-DPMNE’s group in Parliament  will file a special request to the Health Committee to request information from the Ministry of Health about who has been vaccinated, because there are reports that politicians from the government got the coronavirus vaccine. According to MP Mile Lefkov, the suspicion...

Balkans 21.03.21 | 12:51

Man with criminal records in Serbia is an intermediary in the procurement of the Sputnik V vaccine for Macedonia

A man with a criminal records in Serbia and problems with the Serbian judiciary told Al Jazeera that he was the only one with an agreement with the Russian investment fund guaranteeing the delivery of the Sputnik V vaccine to Macedonia, BiH, Algeria and Bulgaria. Nikola Lakusic, a Serbian citizen living...

World 17.03.21 | 17:26

V4: European Medicines Agency shifts responsibility to member states

It is the prerogative of member states to make national-level decisions concerning vaccines, the head of the European Medicines Agency has said, the V4 news agency reported “The decisions taken on a national level are being taken in the context of the information that is available on the national...

News 17.03.21 | 10:50

EMA chief ignores V4NA questions

Recently, many questions have emerged in connection with Brussels’ vaccine contracts and, in the past few days, many EU countries have stopped using AstraZeneca’s jab in their vaccination campaigns. V4NA has sent a written inquiry to the European Medicines Agency with regard to the vaccines....

World 16.03.21 | 22:57

V4: Brussels may face ‘Vaccinegate’

There are a growing number of questions with regard to the EU’s joint vaccine procurement. Last week it emerged that the vaccine distribution is not based on a pro-rata population key. V4NA tried to find out who – and serving what interests – has exerted political pressure on behalf...

Macedonia 14.03.21 | 17:33

Nikoloski calls on Zaev to resign over the growing vaccine scandal

VMRO-DPMNE Vice President Aleksandar Nikoloski called on Prime Minister Zoran Zaev to resign over the growing scandal involving the failed purchase of coronavirus vaccines from China. The Government tried to use a shell company set up in American Samoa and Hong Kong for the purchase and was prepared...

Macedonia 10.03.21 | 10:30

Inoculation with Sputnik V vaccines begins in Macedonia

With the Pfizer vaccine nearly used up, medical teams will begin vaccinating people with the Russian Sputnik V vaccine. Macedonia currently has 3,000 Sputnik doses, which are going to be used on elderly citizens, according to a list prepared by the Healthcare Ministry. The 8,000 Pfizer doses donated...

Macedonia 09.03.21 | 14:50

Donated Pfizer vaccines nearly used up as over 3,700 medical personnel get vaccinated

The Macedonian Healthcare Ministry has managed to vaccinate 3,759 doctors and nurses so far, using the Serbian donation of 8,000 Pfizer vaccines. With one vaccine set aside as soon as the first dose is received, this means that the donation is nearly all used up. The Ministry will continue vaccinating...

World 28.02.21 | 14:28

V4: Orban took the Chinese vaccine

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban took the coronavirus vaccine today. He opted for the Chinese produced Sinopharm vaccine, and shared the picture on his Facebook account to encourage other Hungarians to take the vaccine. https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=275163773961835&t=67 Hungary is actively...

Macedonia 22.02.21 | 13:07

Chinese vaccines will arrive by the end of February, Zaev expresses gratitude to the Russian Ambassador for helping obtain the Sputnik vaccine

Some of the 200,000 Chinese coronavirus vaccines will arrive in Macedonia by the end of February, promised Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, and talks are on-going to purchase 100,000 Russian Sputnik vaccines. We are signing contracts with all manufacturers and we expect them to arrive to the country soon....

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